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      School flexibility bill headed to Senate for vote

      Legislation allowing city and county school systems to opt out of state education laws could come up for a final vote in the Senate as early as next week.

      A school flexibility bill cleared the House on Valentine's Day and got approved by the Senate Education Committee 5-3 Wednesday.{} The bill's sponsor, Republican Rep. Chad Fincher, said it could be considered by the Senate next week, but nothing is definite.{}

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